Oryx has announced the European debut of the next-generation ORYX sports cruiser at the Cannes Yachting Festival 2019. Their presence on the French Riviera in September will mark the luxury brand’s first international debut, and a pivotal step in a global expansion strategy that has seen Oryx embrace a fresh and exciting design philosophy for its refined new models. The WSB take an early look at the much-anticipated 379, due in September.
The X50 addition is the next to join the revolutionary X-Series line up and will look to add to what has been one of the most successful product launches in Maritimo’s history, following in the footsteps of its larger cousin the X60. The X50 is brimming with new innovative design features, continuing Maritimo’s evolution through the X series line up. X-Series lead designer Tom Barry-Cotter said the X series’ revolutionary design made a strong statement that Maritimo is a united team committed to further establishing itself as industry leaders in design and performance.
As part of its celebration of 60 years of remarkably crafted boats, US boatbuilder Sea Ray launched the sensational SLX 350 at this year’s Miami International boat show. “The Miami International Boat Show is one of the world’s largest boat shows,” said Brad Anderson, Sea Ray president and general manager. “We’re thrilled to continue our 60th-anniversary celebration and officially introduce the new SLX 350, along with a first-of-its-kind new model reveal, on a global scale at this high-profile event.” So what can you expect to see on this new SLX 350 model that has its sights on raising the bar again?
The launch of the 18 meter Jongert motor cruiser called Tommy marks a new step in Jongert craftsmanship and direction. Constructed as a special project, the 1800 is a truly innovative custom cruiser built in Holland. Instantly recognized for her striking modern lines and distinct window layout. In length not quite the size of a super yacht, however the ship yards experience in this area can certainly be seen in the new arrival.
Based on the successful 550 Fly model, the Skydeck offers the same stunning performance and class leading interior space. The top deck is occupied by three seats, a wet bar and plenty of sunbathing space, that can be automatically closed off in a matter of seconds by the sliding laminate roof. So the WSB team decided to take a closer look at this unique polish built sports cruiser and find out if all the innovations are true.
Agapi 950 is a high performance, lightweight and fuel efficient family boat that fits a modern boating life. Agapi combines the Rigid Inflatable Boat (RIB) concept with an innovative and intelligent Swedish design. This has resulted in a boat that opens up a new dimension of freedom. A well thought through design, production and logistics, coupled with high fuel efficiency means a significantly lower cost of ownership compared to many of their closest competitors, so Agapi say. The WSB team take a closer look at this super rib.
Teams competed on Lake Michigan this past weekend during the 6th Annual Great Lakes Super Boat Grand Prix with a crowd that appeared to exceed last year’s reported attendance of 110,000 people. Team Broadco (Superboat Class) excited the crowd by leading green flag to checkered flag in both heats on a spectacular summer August day. Red Lucas Oil Silverhook won unchallenged in the Superboat Extreme Class. The WSB team take a closer look into the days racing at Key West.
Another sun filled, performance packed, Super Boat International weekend, crowned 7 winners in the fleet of 41 boats for the running of the 30th Annual Suncoast Superboat Grand Prix this past weekend. All the class winners included Two Cruel (P4), Black Pearl (P3), The Hulk (Superstock), Sun Print (Superboat Vee), Team STIHL (Superboat), Team Instigator (Superboat Extreme) and Miss GEICO (Superboat Unlimited). The WSB team were lucky to be ring side to take in the action.